Metal Gear Solid V Sold 6M Units in 2015, Konami Digital Profits Increase 150% - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 29 January 2016 / 4,355 Views
Konami has released its earnings report for the nine month period ending December 31st, 2015. The digital entertainment division saw revenue increase to 93.4 billion yen from 67.9 billion yen a year ago. Profits jumped 150 percent to 25.5 billion yen, from 10.7 billion yen.
The improved sales was due to the success of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom. The game sold six million units in 2015, including digital sales. Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 also saw strong sales.
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